All posts tagged "The Royal Half"

  • Preview Professor: City of L.A.

    This week in California history, Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on 4 April 1850. Of course, L.A. has a much longer history that stretches...

  • Preview Professor: Earthquake!

    On this day in California history, San Francisco was rocked by an earthquake in 1957. Registering 5.3 on the Richter scale, it was the strongest shock...

  • Preview Professor: Marcel Madness!

    Forget the hoops. Forget the hardwood. The Royal Half has got you covered this month with Marcel Madness. While all eyes will be on the NCAA tournament,...

  • Preview Professor: Sactown

    This week in California history, Sacramento was designated the state capital on 25 February 1854. After gold was discovered in 1848, ambitious surveyors, miners, and settlers...

  • Preview Professor: Japanese Internment

    This week in California history, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on 19 February 1942, giving the secretary of war the sweeping powers to detain...

  • Preview Professor: Hats Off for Wayne

    This week in California Kings history, Wayne Gretzky scored his 45th career hat trick in a 6-2 win over the Blackhawks on 12 February 1989. His first goal...

  • Preview Professor: The Aviator

    On this day in 1937 in California history, millionaire aviator Howard Hughes broke the landplane distance speed record when he piloted his aircraft, the Winged...